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Premium Article Rubbing Mud: They Might Be Rebuilding

by Matthew Trueblood

The Statue Got Me High, but Don't Let's Start the Spiraling Shape. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: August 22, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

First-hand looks at Yu-Cheng Chang, Mike Papi, Taylor Trammell, Bryan Reynolds, Ademar Rifaela, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: The Wonderful Vulgarity of Miami's Home Run Machine

by Emma Baccellieri and Kate Preusser

Also: the freedom of speech exhibited with (certain) baseball cards. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: 88-35

by Stacey Gotsulias

It might be scoreboard-watching time for the 2001 Mariners. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 21

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Daulton Varsho, Corbin Burnes, Royce Lewis, Michael Chavis, Anthony Banda, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 21

by Matt Collins

Big news for three playoff contenders and the White Sox remain... interesting in the ninth inning. . . . more | 0 comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 21

by Mike Gianella

Can Luke Weaver become a fantasy dream weaver? . . . more | 0 comments

BP South Side: Leury Garcia Making The Most Of His Opportunity

by Collin Whitchurch

Garcia was always supposed to be here, but his path to playing time was not without its travails. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, August 21

Transaction Analysis: Grand Exit

by Matthew Trueblood, Bryan Grosnick and Scott Orgera

Curtis Granderson joins the Dodgers' winning machine and the Cubs pick up a new backup catcher in Rene Rivera. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Vin Mazzaro's Second-Worst Day

by Rob Mains

How an obscure scoring rule can hurt a pitcher more than his team. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 21, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes and video on Fernando Tatis Jr., Corey Ray, J.B. Bukauskas, Touki Toussaint, and more. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Clips and Hatch

by Bryan Grosnick

Tyler Clippard is on the move again and the A's hope for a bounce back from Chris Hatcher. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: August 21, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Only Mark Reynolds can look directly into the eclipse. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Boys To Men To Marriage To Exploitation

by Meg Rowley, James Fegan and Patrick Dubuque

Short Relief visits the three main stages of life: Childhood, Adulthood and Statcast. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Return of the Baby-Faced Assassin

by Ashley Varela

Manny Machado dismantles the Angels, Mike Trout sets another home run record, Javier Baez hustles home, and Boog Powell defends his turf. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 18-20

by Mark Anderson

Notes on Sandy Baez, Victor Robles, Jorge Mateo, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Ronald Acuna, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, August 18

Circle Change: The Best Failure in Baseball

by Zach Crizer

Mike Trout is better than everyone at everything, even failure. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Cold Takes: Doomed and Determined

by Patrick Dubuque

Six years later, still looking for one more chance. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Banjo Hitter: The First 162: Alex Bregman

by Aaron Gleeman

Because the Astros needed another young star infielder, apparently. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: August 18, 2017

by Javier Barragan

News and notes from around the minor leagues. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Underappreciated Player Week: Guillen, Kahnle, and Langston

by Matt Sussman, Cat Garcia and Meg Rowley

Short Relief closes out its week of admiration with three players with absolutely nothing in common. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Engel in the Outfield

by Demetrius Bell

A slugfest at Wrigley Field, Patrick Corbin on fire, Wild Card wildness, and Adam Engel goes very, very far. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 17

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Franklin Barreto, Forrest Whitley, Ronald Acuna, Mitch Keller, Kyle Wright, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, August 17

Rubbing Mud: Lineups Are Just a Social Construct

by Matthew Trueblood

Are managers too afraid to make in-game bench moves? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Pitching Panacea?

by Rob Mains

If you can't beat 'em, partially eliminate 'em. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: August 17, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Leody Taveras, Blake Rutherford, Cedric Mullins, Zack Collins, and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Underappreciated Player Week: Jackson, Sizemore, and Zambrano

by David Temple, Emma Baccellieri and Zack Moser

Today offers a selection of players who actually weren't bad, but also somehow never good enough. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: August 17, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Let's replace all the bad statues with statues of Rafael Devers. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: The Thin Line Between Diaz and Rzepczynski

by Ben Diamond

Edwin Diaz was off, Aaron Judge was on, Mike Matheny got mad, and Yasiel Puig kept the Dodgers winning. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 16

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Alec Hansen, Joey Wentz, Gavin Lux, Yordan Alvarez, Patrick Mazeika, and more. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Quietly Valuable Lorenzo Cain

by Matt Collins

Let us appreciate what Cain gives: Consistent support in every category. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, August 16

Banjo Hitter: Eddie Rosario, Reformed Hacker

by Aaron Gleeman

After years of swinging at everything and frustrating everyone, Rosario may have had an epiphany. . . . more | 2 unread comments